Indole-3-carbinol


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Indole-3-carbinol

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I3C

An aromatic hydrocarbon (C9H9NO)found in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower. It has been suggested as a chemopreventive dietary agent that may help the liver detoxify poisonous chemicals or prevent the development of cancers.
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Park, "Indole-3-carbinol prevents diet-induced obesity through modulation of multiple genes related to adipogenesis, thermogenesis or inflammation in the visceral adipose tissue of mice," Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, vol.
Bryson, "Indole-3-Carbinol for Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis: Long Term Results," Journal of Voice 18, no.
Effects of indole-3-carbinol on lung tumorgenesis and DNA methylation in mice.
Green vegetables have a chemical component called indole-3-carbinol that appears to inhibit estrogen's power to promote the growth of breast cancer cells.
Indole-3-carbinol, a chemical that enhances DNA repair and acts as an estrogen antagonist, slowing the growth of cancer cells.
And the veg contains indole-3-carbinol, a natural compound thought to boost fertility.
Indole-3-carbinol inhibits MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cell motility and induces stress fibers and focal adhesion formation by activation of rho kinase activity.
Change the course: Cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, kale, cabbage, mustard greens, brussel sprouts and collards) contain a chemical called indole-3-carbinol (I3C) that is converted in the body to di-indolemethane (DIM).
Veggie fans can already point to some cancer-fighting properties of DIM, a chemical produced from the compound indole-3-carbinol when Brassica vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage and kale are chewed and digested.
Indole-3-carbinol and 3'3-diindolylmethane induce apoptosis in human prostate cancer cells.
Indole-3-carbinol and 3,3'-diindolylmethane induce apoptosis in human prostate cancer cells.
The research, funded by the National Cancer Institute, looked at the role played by a key phytochemical known as Indole-3-carbinol, also called I3C or simply carbinol.